Short Time Working Allowance Period is Extended
As it is known, with the provisional article 23 of the Unemployment Insurance Law No. 4447, in cases where the weekly working hours in the workplace are temporarily reduced by at least one-third due to the COVID-19 epidemic or the workplace is stopped working completely or partially for at least four weeks without the condition of continuity, it has been made possible to benefit from the short-time working allowance.
In the same article, the President has been given the authority to extend the period of short -time working allowance until 30/06/2021. With the President’s Decree published in the Official Gazette dated 19.02.2021, the period of short-time working allowance has been extended until 31.03.2021 for the workplaces that have applied for short-time working allowance until 31.01.2021.